Former Chelsea striker tells Lampard how to use Timo Werner

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Timo Werner was in top form against Southampton, as he scored two stunning goals in the 3-3 draw on Saturday.

Werner looked lively in that game as he scored his first and second Premier League goals. But unfortunately, the game ended in a 3-3 draw.

Former Chelsea striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, was impressed with Werner’s performance against the Saints and has told Chelsea boss Frank Lampard that Werner’s best position is as a striker, not as a winger.

Hasselbaink said: “He is very sharp, he turns the centre-back quickly, and there is only one thing in his mind. He is not somebody who likes to play with back to goal, he likes to see it and make the run on the shoulder of the centre-backs.

“I like him when he plays through the middle, he does drift to the left, and then comes back to the middle, he is a top striker.

“His runs are limited if he plays on the left as he can only cut back in, he is more restricted and he likes to be free and make runs off the shoulder.

“I didn’t like to play with my back to goal, I couldn’t do it. For me what I have seen of him, he is the real deal, he doesn’t care how they go in.”

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